Essays about: "ownership concentration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words ownership concentration.

  1. 1. Board independence and firm performance: The moderating effect of ownership concentration and shareholder protection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Krzysztof Lipinski; [2019]
    Keywords : Tobin’s Q; Board Independence; Shareholder Concentration; Investor Protection;

    Abstract : This research studies the moderating effect of ownership concentration and the strength of investor protection on the relationship between the level of board independence, as measured by the number of non-executive directors in relation to total number of directors and the firm performance. Using a sample of 9018 observations on all non-financial publicly listed firmsin 27 OECD countries between the year 2012 and 2015. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutional Investors and Corporate Decision-Making: An investigation of the relationship between institutional ownership and R&D investments

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : David Le; Carl Sörnäs; [2018]
    Keywords : R D; Institutional Investors; Investment Horizon; Myopia; Monitoring;

    Abstract : In this paper we investigate the impact of institutional ownership on long-term corporate decision-making by analysing the relationship between institutional investment horizon and research and development (R&D) investments. Some critics argue that institutional investors put pressure on corporate boards to meet short-term objectives and therefore contribute to managerial myopia and obstruct long-term investments, which could be crucial for sustainable value creation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ownership Concentration and IPO Underpricing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Rikard Arkebäck; Julia Swartling; [2018]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offerings; Underpricing; Ownership Concentration; Large Shareholders; Information Asymmetry;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to examine if ownership concentration prior to an initial public offering (IPO) can explain first-day returns. This relationship is explored by studying new issues offered to the public in Sweden between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2017. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food secure : Farmers on their modes of production

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Josefin Heed; [2018]
    Keywords : fossil fuels; agriculture; food; mode of production; farmers; vulnerability; capitalism;

    Abstract : The thesis explores contradictions that farmers see between current mode of production, and how they imagine that modes of production would need to change if there were no fossil fuels. Based on qualitative interviews with farmers, the aim of the study is to contribute to a discussion on strategies to increase the farms’ capabilities to produce food without fossil fuels. READ MORE

  5. 5. The varying need for dividends : A comparative study of the impact of ownership concentration in Sweden and UK

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Koskinen; Åsa Lie; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate governance; ownership concentration; dividend; agency theory; Nordic corporate governance model; Anglo-Saxon corporate governance model; convergence;

    Abstract : The increased integration of global markets continuously generates influences, challenging traditional corporate governance models. Ownership concentration is one of the most fundamental features of corporate governance, and is expected to determine shareholders’ ability to monitor the corporation's management to ensure that the company is run in the best interest of its financiers. READ MORE